Launched! Force Field Anthology of 77 Women Poets

Force Field Launch - Vancouver

(Photo by Dan Fairchild)

Force Field coverMother Tongue Publishing’s landmark FORCE FIELD anthology of 77 women poets of British Columbia, edited by Susan Musgrave, had a spectacular launch on Saturday (April 13, 2013) at Vancouver Public Library. No less than 33 poets read to an audience of 140!

Check ’em out! It’s a Who’s Who of CanPo.

Better still, you can listen to audio files of all the readings, recorded by Seattle poet and Cascadia Poetry Festival founder Paul Nelson here:

For full details on this book and to order, visit the publisher’s website:

Here is the list of upcoming launch parties:

Burnaby: Friday, April 26, 2013, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, 7 pm
Victoria: Sunday, April 28, 2013, Moka House, 1633 Hillside, 6 pm
Deep Cove: Sunday, May 18, 2013, Seymour Art Gallery (North Van), 2 pm

About Kim Goldberg

Kim Goldberg is a poet, journalist and the author of 8 books of poetry and nonfiction. Latest titles: DEVOLUTION (poems of ecopocalypse), UNDETECTABLE (her Hep C journey in haibun), RED ZONE (poems of homelessness) and RIDE BACKWARDS ON DRAGON: a poet's journey through Liuhebafa. She lives in Nanaimo, BC. Contact:
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4 Responses to Launched! Force Field Anthology of 77 Women Poets

  1. paulenelson says:

    Thanks for this and all the other plugs, Kim.

    • Kim Goldberg says:

      My pleasure, Paul. You are doing great work! Thanks so much for recording this launch and the PEP anthology launch. It’s so important to document these moments in our shared cultural history, but that often gets bypassed.

  2. christinecowley536594377 says:

    Wow – congrats. Looks AWEsome! Wonder if my Ontario sisters would be up for this.

  3. adamcrambada says:

    Our beautiful women poets… amazing…;)

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